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Chemical Hazard Classification Process

COURSE NO: H02-009
Chemical Hazard Classification Process
Course Highlights

This online engineering PDH course addresses the identification of the chemicals to be classified; explains the process of data collection and describes the process and information needed for data analysis. Furthermore, this course presents information on the rationale used to develop the classification of the various hazards.


OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) is designed to protect against chemical-source injuries and illnesses by ensuring that employers and workers are provided with sufficient information to anticipate, recognize, evaluate, and control chemical hazards and take appropriate protective measures. The purpose of the Hazard Communication Standard is to ensure that the hazards of all chemicals produced or imported are classified, and that the information on the hazardous chemicals is transmitted to employers and workers.


The 2 PDH online course is intended for chemical manufacturers and distributors, employers, engineers, physicians, construction workers, and all other personnel who are interested in learning more about chemical hazard classification process.
Learning Objectives

This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • Learning how to identify the chemicals to be classified
  • Understanding  the data collection process
  • Learning how to analyze the data or findings
  • Knowing how to record the findings
Course Document
In this professional engineering CEU course, you need to review Chapters 1 through 6 and Appendix A of OSHA’s publication, “Hazard Communication: Hazard Classification Guidance for Manufacturers, Importers, and Employers document.
To view, print and study the course document, please click on the following link(s):
Chemical Hazard Classification Process (1.9 MB)
Course Quiz
Once you complete your course review, you need to take a multiple-choice quiz consisting of fifteen (15) questions to earn 2 PDH credits. The quiz will be based on this OSHA publication.
The minimum passing score is 70%. There is no time limit on the quiz, and you can take it multiple times until you pass at no additional cost.
Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of the quiz, print your Certificate of Completion instantly. (Note: if you are paying by check or money order, you will be able to print it after we receive your payment.) For your convenience, we will also email it to you. Please note that you can log in to your account at any time to access and print your Certificate of Completion.

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